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by TomasS
Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Russian tourist visas in Bishkek+3m kyrgyz visa
Replies: 5
Views: 2132

Russian tourist visas in Bishkek+3m kyrgyz visa

They accepted my copy of LOI- managed to check reference number online. But- to be able to apply for visa, you have to have three months kyrgyz visa- stamp valid for two months is just not enought. So, does anybody her have a idea, if and how is it possible to get three months kyrgyz visa? There is ...
by TomasS
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Oybek - Buston (UZ-TAJ) border crossing
Replies: 28
Views: 13738

Re: Oybek - Buston (UZ-TAJ) border crossing

Yes, they will accept dollars, but maybe not in a good rate, but i think it doesnt matter, you are going to cross the borders just. Anyway you can change on bazar
by TomasS
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajik somoni black market rates
Replies: 21
Views: 11868

Re: Tajik somoni black market rates

But there is no street exchange rate- nobody on the streets, bazars change money. The best option is just to withdrawn money from ATM. The second one is to change foreign currency in bank, exchange kiosk, but there will be worse rate
by TomasS
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy Report: Russian Visa in Dushanbe
Replies: 9
Views: 3926

Embassy report-Russian visa in Tashkent and Dushanbe

It seems to be, that they really need original of LOI now and there is no way to apply with even very good copy. They looked closely on stamp a didnot accept it, nothing helped,the same in Taskent and in Dushanbe. Moreover, in Dushanbe you have to arrange online appointment to get inside, website du...
by TomasS
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:17 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: What's the current situation in Khorog?
Replies: 7
Views: 3829

Re: What's the current situation in Khorog?

Taliban seized district just 15 km from tajik borders on the begining of may, some wounded soldiers were taken to the hospital in Khorogh, it was possible to hear shooting there. But later Afghan government forces managed to push Taliban back from these district. Moreover,Taliban announced, it has n...
by TomasS
Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: 1 night duly registered out of 3: not enough
Replies: 10
Views: 4536

Re: 1 night duly registered out of 3: not enough

Ok, so they contacted OVIR? Or how happend it that they have your passport and that you are waiting on court decision?
by TomasS
Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: 1 night duly registered out of 3: not enough
Replies: 10
Views: 4536

Re: 1 night duly registered out of 3: not enough

So you were checked for slips on borders? What happened there?
by TomasS
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Do I need rabies and tick-borne encephalitis vaccinations for Central Asia?
Replies: 8
Views: 3656

Re: Do I need rabies and tick-borne encephalitis vaccinations for Central Asia?

I thought a lot about it during preparation of my trip and took both of them. I read one study about encephalitis (i think it was from czech university, you can google it), that convinced me, and there was something about two types of ticks, and the one living in central asia is potentialy many time...
by TomasS
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Permit Pamir national park
Replies: 3
Views: 1920

Re: Permit Pamir national park

There is never enough permits:)
by TomasS
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Permit Pamir national park
Replies: 3
Views: 1920

Permit Pamir national park

The information on the internet are mixed, is there needed any additional permit except GBAO? I have just online visa with permit, so there arent stated exact areas.. If yes, it is possible to arrange in Khorogh? What should be the price? Just not to be scammed... I would like to trek around Bulunku...